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Check Out the ‘Underworld’ Anime Preview!

December 1st, 2011 § 4

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Oh yes lycan fans, it’s true, there is actually an Underworld anime on the way! Yay! There have been rumors of an anime for a long while now, but we have actual confirmation that the anime is real and it’s coming soon.

A Blu-ray box set titled Underworld Trilogy: The Essential Collection is being released December 13, 2011 and in this collection are the first installments of the saga – Underworld: Extended Cut, Underworld: Evolution, and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans – in addition, there are also two tickets included to see the fourth film of the series, Underworld: Awakening, in theaters when it arrives at the box office starting January 20, 12. Now for the anime part! Along with all of those other goodies, the box set  also has an exclusive never-before-seen three-part anime series titled Underworld: Endless War. According to IGN, “the anime series complements the live-action iteration by incorporating the themes of the story and spotlights the characters that we know and love, making it a must-see for fans of the films.”

Here’s a preview of the anime:

I want it! I can’t wait to check this out. But unfortunately, the anime is only available in this Blu-ray pack, and I don’t have a Blu-ray player. But if I did, I would totally pick this up. Oh yeah, on top of all of awesomeness mentioned above, the box set also includes LOADS of special features. Check them out:

The Underworld: Extended Cut Blu-ray will feature the following bonus materials:

  • Commentary with Director Len Wiseman, Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman
  • Outtakes
  • Featurettes:
    • Fang vs.Fiction
    • The Making of Underworld
    • The Visual Effects of Underworld
    • Creature Effects
    • Stunts
    • Designing Underworld
    • The Look of Underworld
    • Sights and Sounds
  • Music Video by Finch – “Worms of the Earth”
  • Storyboard Comparison

The Underworld: Evolution Blu-ray will contain these special features:

  • Filmmakers’ Commentary
  • Featurettes:
    • Bloodlines: From Script to Screen
    • The Hybrid Theory
    • Making Monsters Roar
    • The War Rages On
    • Building a Saga
    • Music and Mayhem
  • Music Video “Her Portrait In Black” by Atreyu

The Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Blu-ray will contain these special features:

  • Filmmaker Commentary
  • Behind the Castle Walls: Picture-in-Picture
  • Lycanthropes Around the World Interactive Map
  • Featurettes:
    • Underworld: Rise of the Lycans – From Script to Screen
    • The Origin of the Feud
    • Re-Creating the Dark Ages: The Look of Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
  • Music Video: “Deathclub (Wes Borland/Renholder Remix)” By William Control Feat. Matt Skiba

Yeah, you’re getting a whole hell of a lot when you buy Underworld Trilogy: The Essential Collection.

What do you think of anime? Does it look like something you want to check out? Anyone planning on buying this collection?

- Moonlight

About the Author
Moonlight loves to write about, read about and learn about everything pertaining to werewolves and other supernatural beasties. She writes for top genre sites like Vampires.com and Werewolves.com. You will most likely find her huddled over a book of folklore with coffee in hand. Touch her coffee and you may lose a limb. You can stalk her via her Twitter.
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4 Responses to Check Out the ‘Underworld’ Anime Preview!

  1. Antonio J says:

    I must have this as well!

  2. Pugbok says:

    Blue rays work on dvd too

  3. Silver Fox says:

    I am going to have to cave and get blu-ray….

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